Occurrence data of Microphontes (Diptera: Asiloidea: Asilidae)

Latest version published by National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution on Mar 29, 2019 National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Occurrence data of the Afrotropical Asilidae genus Microphontes from Namibia and South Africa based on a new taxonomic review in 2018.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 43 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Markee, A. and Dikow, T. Taxonomic revision of the assassin-fly genus Microphontes Londt, 1994 (Diptera: Asilidae: Brachyrhopalinae). African Invertebrates.

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GBIF Registration

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Asilidae; Brachyrhopalinae; Afrotropical

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Who else was associated with the resource:

Principal Investigator
Torsten Dikow
Research Entomologist
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW 20004 Washington DC US +1 202 633 1005
http://asiloidflies.si.edu

Geographic Coverage

Namibia, South Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-35.317, 10.547], North East [-16.299, 27.598]

Taxonomic Coverage

Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae: Brachyrhopalinae: Microphontes

Species  Microphontes megoura,  Microphontes gaiophanes,  Microphontes safra,  Microphontes whittingtoni,  Microphontes ericfisheri,  Microphontes jasonlondti,  Microphontes kryphios

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1936-11-01 / 2017-09-26

Project Data

No Description available

Title Deciphering the diversity and evolutionary history of Apioceridae, Asilidae, and Mydidae
Funding Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Field Museum of Natural History (Field Dreams award)
Study Area Description world-wide
Design Description Taxonomic and phylogenetic research on Apioceridae, Asilidae, and Mydidae flies.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Torsten Dikow

Collection Data

Collection Name several
Specimen preservation methods Pinned
Curatorial Units Count 43 +/- 0 pins

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 4c13483d-a2ac-4c61-9087-c4e1a3c7b91d
https://collections.nmnh.si.edu/ipt/resource?r=microphontes